Best Answer This article seems to indicate that up to 8 swimmers, including those who are in the finals and semi-finals, will receive medals for the efforts of the final relay team.

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Q: How many swimmers on an olympic relay team receive medals?
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Which relay swimmers get medals?

Swimming relays are comprised of 4 swimmers. These 4 swimmers compete as one called a relay team. Medals are awarded to relay teams that finish 1st, 2nd, or 3rd and each member of the relay team gets a medal.

Do the swimmers that swim in the prelims also get metals on the relay teams?

Yes, all preliminary and finals swimmers get medals. (the word is medals.)

How many medals are awarded to relay swimmers when qualifying swimmers differ from final swimmers?

Well...... Cba saying...

How many track runners on an Olympic relay team receive medals?

Anyone that ran in the semi-final or final can win medals, up to six athletes. Two substitutions can be made between semi and final.

What are the Olympic strokes in swimming that earn you medals?

butterfly, backstroke, breastroke, freestyle, IM, medley relay, freestyle relay

How many swimmers in standard relay?

In all swimming events there are four swimmers in a relay

What woman won the most Olympic gold medals for swimming and how many medals has she won?

Jenny Thompson of the United States with 8 gold medals won. All of her gold medals came in relay events. She also won 3 silver and 1 bronze for a total of 12 Olympic medals.

How many olympic gold medals has Jodie Henry win at the 2004 Olympic games?

Jodie Henry of Australia won three gold medals at the 2004 Games in Athens ... 100 meter freestyle, 4x100 meter medley relay, and 4x100 meter freestyle relay.

Do all members of a swim relay team get medals?

This article from a small local newspaper says that all members whether they swim the prelims or the finals receive a medal:

What events did Wilma Rudolph receive gold medals in?

100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay.

How many medals did akabusi and regis win?

Kriss Akabusi won three Olympic medals ... a silver in men's 4x400 meter relay at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles and a bronze in 400 meter hurdles and bronze in 4x400 meter relay at the 1992 Games in Barcelona. John Regis won two Olympic medals ... a silver in men's 4x100 meter relay at the 1988 Games in Seoul and bronze in 4x400 meter relay at the 1992 Games in Barcelona.

Do all the members of an winning Olympic track relay team get medals including those who ran in the semis?


Who collected 6 winter Olympic medals?

Bjørn Dæhlie, Norway, has taken 6 Olympic Gold medals in individual competitions and 2 more as part of the Norwegian relay team. Tron Hummelvoll Oslo

Which woman athlete won 5 medals in the Sydney olympic games?

Swimmer Dara Torres of the United States who won 2 gold medals (4x100 freestyle relay and 4x100 medley relay) and 3 bronze medals (100 meter butterfly, 50 meter freestyle, 100 meter freestyle).

How did Jesse Owens win the 4 gold medals at the 1936 summer olympic games?

100m long jump relay 200m

How many Olympic bronze medals did Michael Phelps win in Athens?

Michael Phelps won two Olympic bronze medals during the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He won them in the 200 meter freestyle and the 4x100 meter freestyle relay.

How many Olympic medals has Marion Jones won?

She won five medals at the 2000 Olympics at Sydney. She won gold in the 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay, 100 meters, and 200 meters, and won a bronze in the long jump. Those medals were taken away from her in December, 2007 after she admitted to using performance enhancement substances.

What Olympic medals did Marc burns win?

Sprinter Marc Burns of Trinidad and Tobago has won 1 Olympic medal ... a silver in men's 4x100 meter relay at the 2008 Games in Beijing.

How many gold medals did Amy van dyken win in the olympic year?

Swimmer Amy Van Dyken of the United States won 4 gold medals at the 1996 Games in Atlanta (50 meter freestyle, 100 meter butterfly, 4x100 meter freestyle relay, 4x100 meter medley relay) and 2 gold medals at the 2000 Games in Sydney (4x100 meter freestyle relay, 4x100 meter medley relay).

When Wilma Rudolph was a child something happen to her 3 olympic gold medals?

Becomes first American woman to win three gold medals in the Olympics when she wins the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the 4 X 100-meter relay at the Olympic Games in Rome

What Olympic event did Wilma Rudolph win her 3 golden medals?

100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, and 4x100 meter relay.

What olympic swimmers swim at MAC?

Mark Gangloff Ricky Berens Cullen Jones Fun Fact: Ricky Berens, along with Cullen Jones swam in a relay with Michael Phelps.

Won 4 swimming medals in 1964 olymipic?

Four swimmers won four medals at the 1964 Games in Tokyo: 1) Don Schollander of the United States won gold medals in men's 100 meter freestyle, 400 meter freestyle, 4x100 meter freestyle relay, and 4x200 meter freestyle relay. 2) Sharon Stouder of the United States won gold medals in women's 100 meter butterfly, 4x100 meter freestyle relay, and 4x100 meter medley relay and won a silver medal in 100 meter freestyle. 3) Kathy Ellis of the United States won gold medals in women's 4x100 meter freestyle relay, and 4x100 meter medley relay and won bronze medals in 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter butterfly. 4) Hans-Joachim Klein of Germany won silver medals in men's 4x100 meter freestyle relay, 4x200 meter freestyle relay, and 4x100 meter medley relay and won a bronze medal in 100 meter freestyle.

How many olympic medals as Usaine bolt won?

Usaine Bolt won 3 gold in 2008. In 2012 he won 3 gold medals again. Both years the medals were won from 100m 200m and 4 by 100 relay.

What Canadian has won the most Olympic medals?

Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, the Canadian athlete that has won the most Olympic medals is speed skater Cindy Klassen who won 6 Winter Olympic medals. Gold - 1) 2006 - 1500 meters Silver - 1) 2006 - 1000 meters, Team pursuit Bronze - 1) 2002 - 3000 meters 2) 2006 - 3000 meters, 5000 meters The Canadian athlete with the most Summer Olympic medals is Phil Edwards who won 5 medals in athletics, all bronze: 1) 1928 - 4x400 meter relay 2) 1932 - 4x400 meter relay, 800 meter run, 1500 meter run 3) 1936 - 800 meter run